The Washington Brahmans that run and advise the Commission on Presidential Debates appear to be stacked against President Trump, raising concerns about the fairness of the debates set to begin later this month.
While politically bipartisan, most of the Republicans on the commission are so-called Never Trumpers who have been sharply critical of the president or donated to opponents in the past.
The commission sets the agenda and stage for the debates and plays the leading role in picking the media questioners.
Is there a single “nonpartisan” institution in Washington that hasn’t been revealed as corrupt?
CNN shut out of presidential debates for first time in 12 years!
BREAKING: CNN shut out of presidential debates for first time in 12 years ostensibly due to the cable network's overtly anti-Trump bias
— Paul Sperry (@paulsperry_) September 2, 2020
Fox News's Chris Wallace – Cleveland – Sept. 29
C-SPAN’s Steve Scully – Miami – Oct. 15
NBC's Kristen Welker – Nashville – Oct. 22
Notes: CNN shut out for the 1st time since 2008
Wallace was praised by all sides for 2016 performance in 3rd debate that year
— Joe Concha (@JoeConchaTV) September 2, 2020